Assistive Technology Support Through IVRS
Join us for our lunch event on Tuesday, September 17th, around the topic of Assistive Technology Support Through IVRS. Vienna Hoang, the Assistive Technology Couselor Specialist for Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services/IVRS, will provide information and dispell the fears surrounding accomodations and hiring persons with disabilities.
During this event, participants will...
- learn about cost effective assistive technologies used to overcome various disabilities to employment
- learn about cost effective ways to accommodate employees with or without disabilities through universal design concepts
- learn about new and improved formats for employment applications to screen for applicants' abilities
- have an opportunity to ask AT specialist questions
***This program has been approved for 1 hour of continuing education credit and/or 1 hour of business credit
through SHRM and HRCI***
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
11:45 AM to 1:00 PM | Doors open at 11:00 AM
* Speaker begins promptly at 11:45 AM
(RSVP prior to end of day September 11 to avoid paying a $5.00 late fee)
Rhythm City Casino, Davenport, IA
Vienna Hoang is the Assistive Technology Counselor Specialist for Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services/IVRS. She was formerly a counselor for IVRS and an Employment Coordinator for House of Mercy where she ran the employment program for women with dual diagnoses. Vienna studied mechanical engineering, psychology, journalism and mass communication and received her BS degrees from the University of Iowa. She received her Masters in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling from Drake University. She received her Doctorate of Education from Northwestern University. She has been serving Iowans with disabilities for almost 30 years. She has been the recipient of the Bill Donahue Job Placement Award. In her current role, she provides supports to counselors, CRPs, partnering agencies, employers and job seekers with disabilities in regards to the different technology available to support them in overcoming barriers to all kinds of disabilities.